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SCA CEO and managing Director, Grant Blackley, has been elected Chair of CRA succeeding Macquarie Media Limited CEO Adam Lang  who stepped down after four years but will remain on the board and retain his role as Chair of the CRA Research Committee. 

16 December 2018

Jason Staveley (pictured) becomes Head of Music at Gold104.3 and WSFM.

At WSFM, Bryan Madigan becomes MD, Laura Bouchet becomes Assistant Content Director, and Zoe Sheridan will host Drive 

13 December 2018

After 34 years at Aunty, The ABC’s Director of Regional & Local, Michael Mason, farewelled the corporation on his last day. He'd worked in Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide and managed the ABC’s Local Radio and Regional networks as well as ABC RN, before becoming Director of Radio in 2014 and then Director of R&L at the beginning of this year following the corporation’s internal restructure. 


13 December 2018

ABC Hobarts line-up for 2019 incudes Well-known Tasmanian journalist Lucy Breaden as the new voice of Drive on weekdays. Current Drive presenter Gary Magnussen will return to ABC News.


13 December 2018

Luke James is leaving Hit92.9 and will finish as Asst Content Director with the station at the beginning of February before heading back to Sydney.

12 December 2018

ARN have settled on a summer line-up. KIIS 1065 in Sydney and KIIS 101.1 in Melbourne will have the KIIS Summer Break, featuring a range of announcers including GordieJoelMitch Churi and Kian along with great music across the day throughout December and January. 97.3FM in Brisbane will have Daniel Thomas for breakfast which will include best of Bianca, Mike & Bob followed by Louise Pool and Phil Dean during the day. In Adelaide Mix 102.3 will feature Michelle MurphySteve MurphySimon Mitchell and Ally Ricci across the day throughout December and January. 96FM in Perth will feature The Best of Paul & Lise for breakfast until Dec 14 followed by Mark PascoDoug TerryGeoff Watts and Rebecca Jones throughout December and January.

WSFM will feature The Best of Jonesy & Amanda for breakfast followed by announcers and great music throughout the day for December and January. WSFM will also air Jonesy & Amanda’s Christmas Countdown special, counting down their 30 favourite Christmas songs, from 3-6pm on Christmas Eve and 6-9am on Christmas morning. GOLD 104.3 will feature ‘Better Music and More of it, all Summer Long’ throughout the day for December and January. CRUISE in Adelaide and 4KQ in Brisbane will feature a range of presenters and great music throughout December and January. The Edge 96.One will feature a range of presenters and music across the day including NatZannonJimmy and K-Sera during December and January.


12 December 2018

In 2019 Nick Cody will join Marto and Robin Bailey from 5.30am to 9am weekday mornings on Triple M Brisbane’s The Big Breakfast. Ben ‘Dobbo’ Dobbin will present breaking sports news throughout the show.


11 December 2018

3AW’s John Burns is reportedly close to signing a new contract to continue alongside Ross Stevenson in breakfast at 3AW.
In October Stevenson signed a long-term contract and while there was speculation in April that Burns may not continue as co-host, it appears no longer to be the case.

10 December 2018

Following the departure of Matty Johns from The Grill Team, SCA’s The Chaser will take over Breakfast weekdays in the lead up to Christmas on Triple M Sydney.

9 December 2018

Australian Bachelor and media personality Matty J will join Matt De Groot and Sarah McGilvray, as a host on Nova 96.9's Summer Breakfast while Fitzy & Wippa are on holidays. 


8 December 2018

Ash London has been confirmed as  Em Rusciano’s permanent replacement at 2DayFM. after filling in on the breakfast show alongside Grant Denyer and Ed Kavalee.


7 December 2018

Comrex has appointed Sue Gilks as Director, Asia-Pacific to work with distributors in the region, to support existing customers and further develop the markets.

6 December 2018

Kyle & Jackie O have appointed Sonia Jahshan to the role of Executive Producer after working as Senior Producer for the past two years.

Tom ‘Draco’ Whitaker will join the team as producer and Missy Baflour will move from her part time role as On Air Advisor to fulltime

6 December 2018

After four years with the Grill Team in Sydney Max Dudley's heading home to Brisbane in 2019 to work with Marto, Robin & The Moon Man as EP of Breakfast.

5 December 2018

ABC 1233 Newcastle will have Aaron Kearney back in 2019 with the former Newcastle Breakfast presenter to present Drive.

In another change at the station Jenny Marchant and Dan Cox team up to present a new double-header Breakfast show. 

5 December 2018

ABC Radio Perth has several new presenters in 2019: Barry Nicholls will present an early-bird statewide Breakfast show from 4am – 6am.
Russell Woolf (pictured) and Nadia Mitsopoulos take over the Perth Breakfast 6am – 10am and Jessica Strutt presents the morning Focus. Afternoons sees the extension of Gillian O’Shaughnessy’s program starting at 12.30pm and Christine Layton is the station’s new Saturday Breakfast host.

5 December 2018

Karen Lee is taking the helm of WA's oldest FM station, RTRFM, officially moving into the role in the new year,

Outgoing GM, Stu McLeod, has taken up a position with Fairbridge Festival,

4 December 2018

ABC chief financial and strategy officer, Louise Higgins,  has resigned and will leave her post in February next year.

4 December 2018

Following a reshuffle at HT&E, Ciaran Davis is back as Managing Director & CEO and Rob Atkinson will leave the business early in 2019

4 December 2018

The incredible relationship between humans and dogs explored in new PodcastOne original series, Dognitive Therapy hosted by acclaimed dog behaviourist Laura V.



3 December 2018


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